Written by: Allied Time
The traditional time stamp systems that used manually operated clocks to punch-in and punch-out employees worked great. The single drawback is that these systems did too little to deter employees from stealing time, or punching in and out without having worked. Thanks to the invention of the biometric time clock, employers can provide a secure, more accurate means of tracking time. Even better, these clocks include software that helps employers keep accurate, updated payroll without incurring any of the administrative errors that come with human error.
Compared to other types of time clocks, biometric clocks include a number of security means to detect an employee—fingerprint, facial recognition and even iris scanners. Each of these methodologies help prevent employees from signing in another co-worker. Even better, companies with highly sensitive information can keep unwanted individuals out of the building by requiring biometric scanners upon entry.
Human error will occur in any work environment. Some mistakes are costly; others, not so much. When it comes to payroll, the smallest accounting error can lead to problems. Thanks to biometric clocks, companies can better control the hours worked by an employee to provide accurate time sheets and accounting for taxes, payroll stubs and personal records. These clocks come with software to track and perform payroll without the added hassle of manual accounting practices.
Various Tracking Methods
Biometric devices include a number of time-keeping methods to adjust to your industry. For example, fingerprint time clocks may work well in office settings, while iris-detection clocks provide an alternative for industries where hands get dirtier and where proper thumb print detection is harder. These various methods allow companies to adjust and tailor clocks to fit their industrial needs.
Most clocks have complex software, but not complicated user interfaces. The simplicity of use allows customers a fast, easy means to setup and track information without the added assistance. And most companies too offer added support after a purchase to ensure systems work as intended. These systems allow almost anyone the means and accessibility to customize the software and U.I. to meet the needs of a particular industry.
As you start to browse through different time-tracking methods, consider how biometric time clocks can offer the support and versatility to meet and exceed your time-keeping methods. With uncompromised security and added methods for tracking information, companies may end up discovering why so many others choose biometrics over traditional manual-time tracking systems.